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AH&LA Releases 2013 Schedule of Events Including Investment
Conferences, Fundraisers, and Industry Tradeshows

Washington, December 17, 2012 – The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), the national trade association representing all sectors and stakeholders in the lodging industry, today released its 2013 schedule of industry events, which includes investment conferences, fundraisers, and industry tradeshows.  These events provide forums for members to network with top executives, stay engaged on key issues impacting the lodging industry, and raise funds for important industry initiatives.

The 2013 schedule includes:

January 22-24, 2013
The Americas Lodging Investment Summit
JW Marriott and Nokia Theatre at LA Live
Los Angeles, California

The world's leading hotel investment conference, this is a must-attend event for hotel buyers, sellers, and developers.

January 22, 2013
HotelPAC Luncheon featuring Fred Malek
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
JW Marriott at LA Live
Los Angeles, California

April 23-24, 2013
AH&LA Legislative Action Summit
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Washington, DC

Get the inside scoop on regulatory and legislative issues straight from lawmakers, members of the Administration, and industry CEOs, then have personal meetings with your Representatives to relay the industry's message.

June 18-19, 2013
AH&LA Summer Summit
The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa
Denver, Colorado

Members converge for two fast-paced days of committee meetings, seminars, and networking.  AH&LA recognizes notable industry professionals and properties with the annual Stars of the Industry Awards.

August 29, 2013
The Broadmoor Classic
The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs, Colorado

September 8-11, 2013
AH&LEF Golf Classic
The Hotel Hershey
Hershey, Pennsylvania

Avid golfers are invited to attend this annual event, raising vital funds for industry research and scholarship initiatives benefiting the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation.

October (TBD)

Westin Kierland Halloween Open
The Westin Kierland
Scottsdale, AZ

November 8-12, 2013

AH&LA Fall Conference held with the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
New York, New York

Held in conjunction with the industry’s premier tradeshow that draws 20,000 attendees and offers over 20 educational seminars on timely industry topics, the Fall Conference features a gala honoring the AH&LA incoming chair, HotelPAC reception, committee meetings, and much more.

These events are made possible via the generous support of the AH&LA Key Club members, including American Express, Hcareers, HD Supply, and Heartland Payment Systems.

For more details on all AH&LA events, please visit AH&LA’s conventions and events webpage.  For a comprehensive calendar that includes additional state events, visit AH&LA’s Industry Calendar.  Media representatives interested in covering events are invited to contact Kathryn Potter, senior vice president of marketing and communications, at (202) 289-3130.

About the AH&LA
Serving the hospitality industry for a century, AH&LA is the sole national association representing all sectors and stakeholders in the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel companies, student and faculty members, and industry suppliers. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., AH&LA provides members with national advocacy on Capitol Hill, public relations and image management, education, research and information, and other value-added services to provide bottom-line savings and ensure a positive business climate for the lodging industry. Partner state associations provide local representation and additional cost-saving benefits to members.
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Contact:

Kathryn Potter
kpotter@ahla.com

AH&LA
ahla.com

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